The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College
The Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities at Bard College
There are no dangerous thoughts,
thinking itself is dangerous.
—Hannah Arendt

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Fall Conference

Fall Conference

The Unmaking of Americans:  Are There Still American Values Worth Fighting For?

The Seventh Annual Fall Conference will take place on October 9-10, 2014 at Olin Hall at Bard College.


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In The Media

In The Media

Watch HAC Academic Director Roger Berkowitz speak with Babette Babich and Tracy Strong in a discussion on Hannah Arendt, the Margarethe von Trotta film, evil, democracy, Martin Heidegger, and politics in the 21st century.


Listen to "The Human Factor", a discussion with HAC Academic Director Roger Berkowitz, Adam Gopnik, Rivka Galchen and Adam Kirsch on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Ideas with Paul Kennedy, on CBC Radio. Among many topics covered are the role of elites in the Holocaust, the meaning of the "banality of evil," Arendt's importance in the modern world, and the controversy over the Jewish Councils and their role in the Final Solution. 

HA Journal

HA Journal

The second edition of our annual journal is now available!

Contributors include: Roger Berkowitz, William Dixon, Jennifer M. Hudson, Grace Hunt, Philippe Nonet, Anne Norton, Tracy B. Strong, and Jeffrey K. Tulis.

To learn more and to order a copy, click here.
"Quote" of the Week

"Quote" of the Week

Scholar: Roger Berkowitz

"The end of rebellion is liberation, while the end of revolution is the foundation of freedom."

-Hannah Arendt, On Revolution


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